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Using multi-way admixture mapping to elucidate TB susceptibility in the South African Coloured population
(BioMed Central, 2014-11)
Background: The admixed South African Coloured population is ideally suited to the discovery of tuberculosis susceptibility genetic variants and their probable ethnic origins, but previous attempts at finding such variants ...
Investigating the role of gene-gene interactions in TB susceptibility
(Public Library of Science, 2015-04)
Tuberculosis (TB) is the second leading cause of mortality from infectious disease worldwide. One of the factors involved in developing disease is the genetics of the host, yet the field of TB susceptibility genetics has ...
TLR1, 2, 4, 6 and 9 variants associated with tuberculosis susceptibility: a systematic review and meta-analysis
(PLoS ONE, 2015)
Background: Studies investigating the influence of toll-like receptor (TLR) polymorphisms and tuberculosis susceptibility have yielded varying and often contradictory results in different ethnic groups. A meta-analysis ...